Figure 2. Sciatic nerve graft (B) anastomosed on the optic nerve stump (A) in an adult rabbit.

Figure 2

Sciatic nerve graft (B) anastomosed on the optic nerve stump (A) in an adult rabbit. Axons can be seen to cross the anastomosis site (D). A scar has formed at the anastomosis site (C). Letters in lowercase indicate a vein in the optic nerve (a), "neurilema" in the sciatic nerve graft (b), fibers that might correspond to RGC axons regenerated in the sciatic nerve graft (c). Taken from Tello (5).

From: Regeneration in the Visual System of Adult Mammals

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